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617 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the ice sheet: Jakobshavn glacier can be seen by the flow lines in this photo. Jakobshavn is Greenland's largest outlet glacier and the fastest moving glacier in the world.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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616 viewsSea ice and icebergs combine to form patterns.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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615 viewsWinds sweep over the edge of AMIGOSberg.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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611 viewsTed Scambos with the GPS/GPR surveying system, Mt. Erebus in the background.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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609 viewsThe iceberg seen on the ARISE Cruise, surrounded by cake ice in the background.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Paul Endersby
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609 viewsFrom a helicopter, the edge of AMIGOSberg is visible, including the refreezing lines.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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607 viewsThe South Pole station houses a number of vehicles, including this tractor.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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606 viewsResearchers get dropped off on a glacier during the 2009-2010 LARISSA expedition
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606 viewsMargerie Glacier, in Glacier Bay. Glacier Bay National Park,
AK. From ship.
Image Credit: Courtesy Lynn French, NSIDC
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604 viewsPfeister's Island; March April 1974
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Pat Martin
AIDJEX Web site
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604 viewsThe traverse team meets a Russian ship to load their equipment for transport back to the mainland.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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603 viewsA sample browse image of SSM/I brightness temperature data for the Northern Hemisphere 25-km EASE-Grid, 37 GHz, horizontally polarized brightness temperatures for descending passes only acquired on 01 January 2008 from the DMSP SSM/I Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures data set.
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